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Best Parks for Epic Hiking in North America

Mount Rainier

by Dan Thompson Have itching feet and cannot wait to lace up your boots and go on a hiking adventure? This article was written especially for the condition you are experiencing; here is a list of some of the most epic hiking spots in North America. Canadian Rockies Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are pure mountain jewels when ... Read More »

Preview of Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park, located in the state of Washington, takes up 235,624 acres. Mount Rainier itself can be seen 100 miles away, as it rises almost 3 miles in height (14,410 ft)! But while this huge volcanic mountain is the namesake of the park, don’t forget about the wildflowers and the animals that exist there too. Black-tailed deer, douglas ... Read More »

Wonderland Trail Around Mount Rainier

If you are looking for a challenging trail in the Northwest, and you have some time, you might want to check out the Wonderland Trail around Mount Rainier.  This trail is considered strenuous due to all of the changes in altitude that occur over its 93 or so miles. And if you are looking for some help in planning such ... Read More »